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to be ted olsen, a towering figure in the conservative legal movement. so that stunned you, right? >> yes, it more than stunned me. it stunned me, but i said if this is true, this is the home run of all times. i mean, the idea that ted olsen, this arch conservative, the solicitor general for george bush who had argued bush v. gore and basically put me in bed for a couple days, i was so depressed after bush v. gore, was interested in gay rights. i thought, let's check it out. >> didn't you have any doubts about ted olsen? >> you know, they say that politics makes strange bed fellows. you don't have a stranger bed fellow than me and ted olsen. >> i was skeptical. >> chad griffin was also at the polo lounge that day. he and rob reiner are old friends and political allies. they met when chad was just 19 and a press aide in the clinton white house. >> good morning, mr. president. >> how are you today? >> fine, thank you. >> he gave reiner the west wing tour when he was scouting for his film, "an american president." they decided griffin would be the one to mag the first uneasy call to olson. >
our human-rights. >> my name is scott olsen. i have with me today my global war on terror metal, operation iraqi freedom medal, national defence metal. these metals, once upon a time, made me feel good about what i'm doing. they made me feel like i would do the right thing, but i came back to reality. i do not want these any more. >> we are a global afghan peace movement speaking against the occupation and war in afghanistan. we are here to protest nato and call on all representatives to end this inhumane, a legal, barbaric war against our own country and people. >> "the new york times" resident obama has a personal kill list. according to the paper, obama signs off on every targeted killing in yemen and somalia and the more complex and risky to strikes in pakistan. >> i want people to understand that drones have not caused a huge number of civilian casualties. for the most part, they have been very precision strikes against al qaeda and their affiliates. we are very careful, in terms of how it has been applied. >> it was ramadan, we were about to break our fast with the childre
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. >> as the question right there. >> ken olsen, westport, connecticut. my favorite senator. >> that's why colony. >> i think a couple of lessons have been learned of the last ten years, and maybe even the last five years, and not the least of which is elections dummy democracy. i think i wondered if there are people in this world that just don't want democracy. and is that necessarily a bad thing in particular parts of the world? and how we in the u.s. respond to that if that -- if what i posture as possible. >> well, it's great to see. so bitterly. >> guest: if from what i have observed, people do want democracy. they may settle land with dictatorship for a while, but ultimately there is a natural and human yearning for freedom and an opportunity, and economic agenda the. john mccain to egypt and tunisia within a month after the arab spring uprisings. i was quite fascinated. we talked to the people that led both of those revolutions. and one. that struck me was that they were motivated as much by a feeling of economic outrage as they work by their desire for freedom. in other words, they had a feelin
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